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At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 11,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2017. Learn more at


Job Description for Shop Supervisor:  Executive / Asst. Manager Manufacturing


A Mechanical engineer with 6 to 8 years shop floor management experience or DME with 10 to 15 years of work experience in best run manufacturing industries.  


  1. Awareness & working experience in good shop floor safe practices
  2. Exposure to machining operations on SPM & CNC machines
  3. Conversant with Lean Concepts like FMEA, RCA, 5S, TPM etc.,
  4. Resource Planning & optimization.
  5. Hands on experience for component proving on CNC machining centers.
  6. Administering Machine shop and leading the team to achieve operational excellence.
  7. Monitoring and controlling Machining & assembly efficiency and productivity 
  8. Presenting Daily/Monthly operations about status of production result & trend.
  9. To handle shift production output. (Plan Vs Actual Achievement)
  10. To maintain the work culture in his shift, maintaining and improving the moral of team.
  11. Handling complete manpower deployment for the shop floor.
  12. Providing on the job training for the operators.
  13. Documentation of Quality Systems viz ISO 9001, ISO14001, World Class Manufacturing etc.


Desired Candidate Profile

1. Machining Knowledge of Conventional and CNC Machines
2. Problem solving technique
3. Know-how of production processes & quality matrix
4. Exposure towards SAP systems & MS Office
5. Communication with Stakeholders
6. Team work & People Management

7. Managing the shop floor unionized employees / Temporary

8. Experience in domestic enquiry process

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